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2014-08-27 16:26:26

Leading global roofing manufacturer creates jobs, expands to serve Southeast US markets KANKAKEE, IL, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO Industries, a North American pioneer in the manufacture of residential and commercial asphalt shingles and related roofing materials has announced the official grand opening of its newest production facility in Sylacauga, Alabama. Marketing Director, Carol Perkins, says that local dignitaries and IKO customers will be invited to attend the...

2014-08-27 16:24:52

"Good to Go" Food Truck Hits Track at Atlanta Motor Speedway ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Good to Go," a state-of-the-art food truck owned by Wind Creek Hospitality in Alabama, today became the first food truck to take the track at the historic Atlanta Motor Speedway. Driven by Chef Paul Norton, "Good to Go" posted a blazing 4 minute lap time, only slightly slower than the average time of a NASCAR qualifier at 26 seconds. "I have always tried to run a fast kitchen, but...

2014-08-26 12:27:12

NEW DELHI, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore-based mobile applications company, U2opia Mobile has announced that Hari V. Krishnan, Managing Director, Asia Pacific and Japan at LinkedIn, has been appointed to the technology company's board of directors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/703131 ) Krishnan, an INSEAD alumnus, comes with a strong record of many years of leading market entry and growth for online companies in Asia. As...

2014-08-15 12:24:09

Join VILLAGE HOPE TUSKEGEE in celebrating the 103rd birthday of the eldest surviving Civil Rights activist, Amelia Boynton­ Robinson TUSKEGEE, Ala., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amelia Boynton ­Robinson, the oldest of the surviving veterans of the 1965 Selma, Alabama Civil Rights Movement, will cele brate her 103 birthday this coming August 18. Still completely mentally alert and combative, Boynton­Robinson states that not only does she intend to attend the 50th...

2014-08-12 12:21:23

District Ranks as Largest in Alabama with 100% Participation in Project Lead The Way HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today donated $200,000 to Project Lead The Way to implement the organization's science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum in all of the 26 elementary schools in the Huntsville City School System. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO This grant makes Huntsville City Schools the largest...

2014-08-05 12:21:16

Booth #1312, South Hall, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute announced today that representatives of the Engineering Division will be exhibiting at the 2014 Space & Missile Defense Symposium, to be held August 11-14, 2014 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Space & Missile Defense Symposium attendees can learn more about Southern Research Institute's Engineering Division...

2014-08-01 23:03:36

Ticket Down announces that Luke Bryan tickets at at Maple Lane Farms in Knoxville/Greenback, TN; Ingram Farms in Auburn/Opelika, AL; Cross Creek Place in Tallahassee, FL & Whitehurst Cattle Farm in Archer/Gainesville, FL are now available to the general public. This popular ticket exchange is also offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code LUKE-BRYAN-2014 for additional savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for authentic Luke...

2014-07-29 20:20:35

DOTHAN, Ala., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Selma St. Market is expanding its service by offering U-Haul rental equipment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130930 "Customers love the addition of U-Haul," said Selma St. Market manager Sammy Lazazwa. "I love the addition as well. We have a great relationship with the company." Selma St. Market is located in a neighborhood. Lazazwa believes the addition of U-Haul is benefitting his neighbors by making it simpler and...

2014-07-28 12:27:45

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., President and CEO of Southern Research Institute, has been named president of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) for the 2014-2015 term. The inauguration took place at the Society's annual meeting on July 12 in Chicago with attendees from more than 40 countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130523 The Controlled Release Society is...

2014-07-24 16:29:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) will release second quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 before the market opens and will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the live webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone,...


Latest Geography of Alabama Reference Libraries

Conecuh National Forest
2013-10-14 14:58:08

Conecuh National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Alabama in the United States. This forest holds 83,000 acres of land that was reforested after most of the original forest was cut down in the 1930’s. This negatively affected the red-cockaded woodpecker, but the forest is currently being reforested with longleaf pines, which are native to the forest. This hilly area also contains dogwood, upland scrub oak, hardwood swamps, pitcher plant bogs, cypress ponds, and...

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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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